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Heyoag Hill, 390

Heyoags Muckle, 566, 569, 570

Highlandman's Hamar, 378



INDEX.



691



Hildasay, 390

Hills Wick, 397, 401, 531

Hillswick Ness, 3S6, 388, 533

Hjiilp, The, wreck of, 471

Hjeke fiord, why so called, 109

Hlodver. Jarl, 25

Hog Island, 544

Hug of Neap, 544, 545

Hoglins Water, 332

Holbodi, 46

Hole of the Horse, 351

Holland (N. Ronald-ay), 363

Holland {Papa Westray), 213. 373, 379

Holm-Gang 484

Holms, the. 440

Hols Hellier, 576, 577

H oly Cross (Sanday). legend about. 360

Holy Sepulchre. Church of the, 290

Honeyman. Andrew, Bishop of Orkney.

dies from poisoned bullet^ 78 ; sm^es

Catliedral bells, 242, 257
Hoiieynians of Armadale, 202
Honeyman, Peter, 331
Honeyman, Miss, 636
Honeyman, Mrs., 296. 635
Honeyman, SheritT Robert, 202, 231, 295,

586. 593, 635
Hopay, chapel of, 337
Horse of Burravoe, 549
Hosiery in Shetland sencrcflly, 159, i.6o ;

in Fair Isle, 439
Hoswick. 482
Hosvvick Bay, 393
Houbie, 554
Houl, 492

Housa Voe, 503, 504, 506
Housay, 547
Housebay, 206, 357
Houton Head, 186, 1.93
How Stack, 544
Howa Sound, 348
Howard, Lady Elizabeth, 370
Howp. chapel at, 337
Howquoy Head, ib6
Ho.\a, South Ronalds.ay. place of burial

of Thnrjinn Hansakliiif, 24, 336
Hoxa, Broch of, 335
Hoxa Head, 335
Hoy. 181, 183, 185, 188, 189,191, 192. 194 :

mil. i88, 194; So7ind, 185
Hrafn the Red, 26, 27
Hrdald murdered by Margad, 46
Hrdlf the Ganger, son of Rognvald Jarl

of Moeri, 22, 24
Hrollaug, son of Rognvald Jarl ofMoen,

22, 24
Hudson's Bay Company, 103, 294
Hugh the B .Id, Earl of Salop, 34
Hugh the Stout. Earl of Chester, 34
Hulmalees, Loch of. 492
Huna. Caithness. 339
Huna, Head of. 440
Hunda. Island of, 215
Hunda Stack, 441
Hnndason, Karl, King of Scotland, 30,

277
Hundi, son r.f Sigurd the Stout, 25, 26, 30
Hundland, Loch of, 317
Hunt, Dr. James, 566



Hunter, Mrs., Balta Sound, 561

Hunily, Earl of, 65

Hunton, 357

Hiira Wick, 514

Huxter (Weisdale), 489

Huxter (Northmaven), Loch of. 538, 541

Huxter (Whalsay), Loch of, S4&

Hypogea ; see Fief's Houses



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IfZELAt^V), cod fshery, 143, 144

Inga Ness, l^yest Mainland. Orkney, 180 ;

IVestray, 378
Inganess, East Mainland, Bay, 186;

Head. 1.81, 186
Ingi (son of Harald Gillichrist). King of

Norway. 47, 471
Ingibiorg Eriingsdatter, 56
Ingigerd, or Ingirid, daughter of Riign-

vald, Kol's son, 50, 304
Ingirid, Kol's daughter, tiiai-ries ydn

Fetrsson. 39
Ingirid, Swein's sister, t7iarries Thorbiom

Klerk, 45; divorced by hiin. 46
Ingram, James, the Rev., D.D., 573
Iiikster, 5lrs. Brae, 528
Iniifield House, 528
Innocent VIII., Pope, 63
Inoculation for small-pox introduced by

John Williamson, 173
Ireland ((Jrkney), Bay of, 188, 300
Ireland (Dunrossness), church at. 467
Ir\ine, Edward, minister of Orphir, 593
Irvine, Irving, or Vrving. William, the

younger, inonumcnt to. 240
Irvine, or Irrew.ng. senior, William, 437
Irving, Oliver, 231
Irving, Wasbingti n, 240
Irving. James, 620
Isbister, 292
Tsslaffa, ivreck of, 546
Ivar, son of Rognvald Jarl of Moeri, 22



J

Jame.s L, King of Scotland, 58

Janus II., King of Scotland. 59; creates
William St. Clair Earl of Caithness. 62

James III., King of Scotland, tnarries
Margaret, daughter of Christian I. 59 ;
alters succession of Ea7-ldoin of Caith-
ness in consideration of surrender oj
Earldom of Orkney, 62;grants Charter
to Kirkwall, 225

James IV., Kmg of Scotland, removes the
sentence of forfeiture from William,
seconii Earl of Caithness, 64

James V., King of Scotland, 64; visits
the Orkneys and revokes tacks to Lady
Sinclair, 65 ; death. 66, 67 ; confirins
Kirkivall Charter, 226, 249

James VI. of Scotlar.d and I. of England.
King, confirms charter to Lord Robert,
and creates him Earl of Orkney, re-
vokes grants, 70 ; forbids Dutch fishing
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INDEX.



in British waters, 121 : comments on

the Apocalypse, 432
Jarlshof, iT5> 465. 487 .
[erusalemor Jorsalaheim, 37, 47.246
John (son of Magnus III.), Earl of Orkney,

56

Tohnny Man's Loch, 531

"I(5n. Jarl, 52. 53

Jon, Hishop of Athole, 45, 246

Jon. Bishop of Caithness, tortured hy
Harald, 51 ; succeeded by Adam of Mel-
rose, 52, 380

Jordan, Kiver, 37. 47. 246

Jorfreyrr, Bishop of Orkney, 247

Forsalafarars, 304

forsala-faring, 47. 245

Jupiter Fring, Camp of, 349



K

Kaim, The(//(y). 188, 189,320, 321, 325:
{Poula), 511, 516, 522; Lang, 527;
Eastern. 527 : IVcsterti, 400, 527

Kali, father of Kol, 34

Kali, Kol'sson, see Kdgnvald, Kol s son

Kaolin, 553

Kater, Captain, 559 _ r c^ j ■ 1

Keith, Alexander, minister of bandwick
and Stromness, 593

Keith, John, minister of Walls and tlotta.

Kelp, History of the trade in, 105, 106 ;

/« Shetland, 159 ; hozu jnade, 363
Kennedy, l^avid, 271, 437 ^ „ ,

Kennedy, Lady Janet, wife of Robert

Stewart Earl of Orkney,^ 70
Ker, Andrew, minister of Kirkwall, 83. 593
Kerthialfad, 27
Kergord. Mill of. 49°
Kettletofc, 358. 360, 367
Kibister, Knoll of, 543
Kierfea, 196, 34S, 34;, 352
Kildinguie, Well of, 356
Kiln of Dusty, 351
Kilns of Brin Never, 351
Kinclaven. Lord ; see Stewart, Johti, Earl

of Car rick
King's Evil, touching f^r, 170
Kinnoul, George, fifth Earl ot, dies in the

Orkneys, 74
Kinnoul, sixth Earl of, recnntzng m

Sweden, 74 : dies from exposure. 75
Kintradwell, chapel dedicated to St.

Tredwall at. 380
Kirbister, Vat of, 357
Kirbuster, Loch of, 2S8
Kirk Sands. 498, 504

Kirkab.ster Ness, 446, 458 ; church, 455
Kirkaby Church, 563
Kirkaldy of Grange /«r,s?-ir Andrew, Baronet of West-
shore, 465

Molde (Norway), 505

Moncreif, David, 369

Monk. Admiral, 119

Montrose, James Graham, Marquis of, in
Holland, -ji, : comes to the Orkneys, de-
feated at Corbiesdale, 75; 280

l\Io > Stack. 536

Mooa Water, 527



Moodie, of .Melsetter, Captain James, 230,

231.586, 590, 593
Mcodie, Miss, buries her ancestors, 330
Moodie, Elizabeth, 372 ; letters from and

to, re Goto, 627, 628
Moodie, Mrs. or Lady Melsetter, 232
Moon, Temple of, 307, 308
Morbus Islandicus, or Mai du pays. 176
Morton, Lodge of, tiotice by members of,

169
Morton, William, seventh Earl of, earldom

mortgaged to, 74
Morton, Robert, eighth Earl of, 74, 256
Morton, William, eleventh Earl of, 548
Morton, James, thirteenth Earl of. obtains

fresh grant of earldom estates. 76
Morton, James, sixteenth Earl of, 232, 233.

313,475,465
IVIorton, Sholto John, twentieth Earl of,

452
Mossbank, 525, 526, 528, 549
Mou Wick, 553
Mouwick Head, 553
Mouat of Garth, Mr. Thomas, 565
Mouats of Bauquhally, 504
Mount, Fort of the, erected by Crom-

wellian troops, 75
Mousa, Eroch of, 10, 477-481
Mousa Water, 494. 496
Mowatt of Hugoland, Andro, 464
Mowatt, John, 464
Muckleberg, 517, 521
Muckle Flugga Lighthouse. 569, 573, 576
Muckle Rooe, 396, 397, 309, 400 ; ^uesteru

coast of, 304 ; cliffs and caz'es, 529
Muckle Water, 348, 349
Muddisdale, 213
Mudie, Adam, 252

Mudie, William, of Breckness, holds in-
vestigation hi Slietland, iii
Mudy, William, the younger, of Melsetter,

i\Iull of Eswick, 504, 543

Mull Head. Papa Westray. 381

Muness Castle, 389, 563, 564, 565

Muness Point. 542

Murcadh. son of Brian Boroime, 26

Murkle, Caithness, scene of murder of

J a rl A rnfin n, 25
Murray, Sir John, 370
Muscra Water, 551
Musgrave. 66

" Mutton Covenant." 591-393
Mwdy, William, minister of Walls and

Flotta, "sett the parsonage tcindis in

long takis." 252
Myling Head, Faroe, 522



Naval Reserve, 145, 431

Neap, the (Unst), 575

Neaves', Lord. S/ieriff's life at sea. 201

Nebbefield. 516, 517, 521

Needle Stack, the, 331

Neing of Brindaster, 504

Ness of S und, 211

Nesting, 385



INDEX.



695



Nev Geos, Outer and Inner, 540

New- Zealand, 505

New Zealand Flax, 366

Newark (Deerness), 276

Newark (Sanday). 361

Newgord, 558, 568

Newtown, 449, 462

Nicknames, local, 204, 413, 612-615

Nicolson, Mrs., 492

Nicolson, Sir Arthur, of Lochend, Bart.,

556
Nicolson, David, vwrt hrod to tlie vteinory

of, 240, 241
Nictaneviis, a Pictish Prince, 3S0
Nidister Burn, 387
Nightmare, chann agaifist, 161, 661
Nisbet, Ann, 574
Nisbet, William, minister of Firth and

Stenness, banished /or adultery, 84
Nivv Hill, 572

Noltland Castle. 67, 375, 376, 377
Noness, Head of, 446
Nordness, scetie 0/ ike hurtling of false

" Maid of Nor^vny," 56
Noma, original of. ityj
Norse Laws, sur^^'ival of till i6ri, 89
Norse language, survival of, in Orkney,

1757, 203!; in Shetland, 513
Norse Words used l>y fishermen, 132, i66
Norsk Magnus, minister of Unst, 109
North Banks (Foula), 511, 514, 515, 522
North Brae, 404
North Gaulton Castle, 298
North Ness, 449
North Noup. 485
North Quin Geo, 387
North Rank, 513
North Roue, 526. 531, 540, 541
North Watery Geo, 331
North Wick, 514
Northmaven, 384, 385, 390, 396, 399, 403,

406, 530-541
Nor Wick, 119, 571
Norwick Church, 571
Noss Head, Caithness, 198
Noss, Shetland, 396, 398; Noup of, 393,

441, 457, 462, 477, 555 : Sound of, 398,

455 ; Cluipel at. 456 ; Holm of 456
Noup Head (Westray), 192. 209, 378
Noup, the (Foul.i), 511, 512, 517, 521
Noup, or Neap, of Nesting, 544, 622
Nuggle or Shoolpiltee, 169, 358, 535, 568
Nusta Ness, 55s



O



OCKREN Ht-AD, 396, 401

Ocraquoy, 385

Odal Tenure, description of, 18, 19

Odallers, rez'olt of 64

Odin Bay, 193, 355, 356

Odin Geo, 357

Odin. Stone of, 295, 305, 308, 309

Odsta, Kirk at, 554 ; serpentine charged

with magnetite. 554
Ofeig, Jarl Hakon's banner-bearer, 36
Ogan Ness, 567



Ogham Stones from Lunnasting, Cnn-
ningsbnrgh, St. Nittian's Isle, and
North Roiialdsay referred to, 6

Ola, St., Church of, retnains of St.
Magnus remo7'cd to, 37 ; rebuilt by
Bishop Reid. 66 : present state of, 22^

Olas Voe, Sandsting, 492, 495 ; Pap
Stour, 499

Olaf, father of Swein, burnt by Ohjir
Rosta, 41

Olaf (Tryggvi's son). King of Norway, ccn-
verts Sigurd the Stout to Christianity,
25, 26, 329, 562

Olaf the Holy. King and Saint, 227

Olaf (son of Magnus Barelegs), King of
Norway, 34

OUaberry, 401, 525, 530, 531, 538

Old Man of Hoy, the, 188, 189, 320, 321,
327, 32S

Old Style, still partially used in Shetland.
176

Olna Firth, 525, 526, 528

Olvir Rosta, son of Frdkork, defeated of
Tankerness, 39 ; escapes to the Lewis,
45

Onifirth, Vaddles of, 495

Oranges in Delting, 528

Orcadie, Lake, igo

Orkahaiig. 303, 304

Orkneys, the, or Orkney — Balfour's de-
scription of state of, on transfer from
Denmark. 61, 62 ; earldom of, annexed
to the Cro2vn, 62 ; feiied to Bishops
Williavi and Atidrew. to Henry Sin-
clair, 63 ; to Lady Sittclair. 64 ; to
Oliver Sinclair, 65 ; state of anarchy
in islands, 66 ; earldom feued to Lord
Robert Stewart, 67 ; again annexed ti-
Crown. 73 ; Bishopric estates marked
off fro7n earldom. 73 ; earldom estates
juortgaged to seventh Earl of Morton,
74 ; mortgaged afresh to Viscount
Grandison. 76; all graiits declared void.
76 ; new grant to William. elez